Mikkel Hess

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Mikkel Hess at Aarhus Jazz Festival 2017 with Spacelab
(Nikolaj Hess (p), AC (b), Mikkel Hess (d))
Mikkel Hess
Mikkel Hess at Copenhagen Jazz Festival

Mikkel Hess (born 1976) is a Danish musician best known for his ongoing collaborative project "Hess Is More".[1] Other bands and collaborations include “Hess / AC / Hess Spacelab”, “3 x Hess”, "Small White Man", “2s and 4s”, “Hess / Vibskov Trommefredag” and “SH101 Nightmare”.[2][3][4]

Mikkel Hess is also active as composer and producer of music for film, theatre and dance.[5] Later works include music for the ballet “UROPA” premiering at The Royal Theatre in Denmark in 2016 and music for the feature film “When Animals Dream” premiering at Cannes Film Festival 2014.[6][7]

Over the years Mikkel Hess has also appeared as co-producer, co-writer and drummer on various albums by other artists.[8]

Mikkel Hess graduated in 2001 from The Conservatory in Copenhagen (Rytmisk Musik Konservatorium) and is since 2009 part of studio and label This Is Care Of.[9]


  1. ^ "Hess Is More's Biography". Last.fm. 2013-11-26. Retrieved 2014-08-19.
  2. ^ "Mikkel Hess Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-08-19.
  3. ^ "Mikkel Hess & the Hess Is More Ministry of Integration". Clocktower. 2013-05-28. Retrieved 2014-08-19.
  4. ^ Ruttenberg, Jay (2009-06-18). "Hess Is More makes his American debut". Time Out New York. Retrieved 2014-08-19.
  5. ^ "HESSISMORE | Explore the Arts - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts". Kennedy-center.org. Archived from the original on 2014-08-19. Retrieved 2014-08-19.
  6. ^ when animals dream
  7. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1441627/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm
  8. ^ Mikkel Hess. "Mikkel Hess | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-08-19.
  9. ^ Nina Mouritzen (2014-08-15). "'I New York handler det om produktet, ikke personen'" (in Danish). Information. Retrieved 2014-08-19.